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Thursday, October 7, 2010 N/Warren Town and County News Page Five Norwalk Library Board Minutes Following are the Norwalk Easter Public Li- brary Board of Trustees Minutes for the regular meeting of August 9, 2010. llKo3kCall - The meeting was called to order by Chairperson Tom Dunn, at 6:35 p.m. Clyde Sievers, Andrea Johnson, Tom Dunn and Dick Schreiber were present, Donna Kitterman was not in at- tendance, there are two trustee vacancies. Julie Wells, Library Director was present. - There were no guests. nange en_d - Andrea Johnson made the motion to accept the agenda as written Clyde seconded the mo- with the board passingit. RevLe_w Last Meetings Minxl!es - Clyde Sievers made the motion to accept July's Trustee's minutes as written, Andrea Johnson seconded, and the motion passed. Pay the Bills - The slip of paper asking for ap- proval to pay the bills was circulated with all trustees present voting for pro.mpt payment. Director Wells retained the ballot. - Di- rector Julie Wells told of the message board on our Norwalk Easter Library website being created for the public to give com- ments directly to the Li- brary trustees for input on materials and programs being provided. Trustees will visit the site for feed- back and discuss the com- ments at our meetings. The 2010 Children's Reading Program set new attendance records with - The first of the new fiscal period treasurer's report was given by Andrea Johnson reporting all was within budget and on schedule. Chairperson of the Li- brary Foundation Tom Dunn told of the payment of $1,800 from the Library Trust fund and the Gale Wheeler fund going to Iowa Metal Fabricators (of Indianola) for their wonderful creations of the two butterfly benches in the Children's outdoor 'Pathway to Reading' area. This completes the intended vision of what the area was to provide and look like. The City has not pro- vided any candidates for filling the two vacancies we have on the Library Board. Interested citizens should contact City Hall for volunteering opportu- nities. The two butterfly benches were phinted yel- low and blue respectfully by a generous donation of labor and paint by Jeff Miller of Jeff Miller Auto Body of Norwalk. They were transported and an- chored down by Tom Dunn and Dave Manson. The spare shelving parts were removed from the water tower storage to a P.O.D.S. (Portable Qn Demand Storage) offsite in Norwalk. This is until the new storage buildings are completed east of town, where they will be stored there until used. New Business - Direc- tor Wells presented a pro- posed calendar of the li- brary closing's dates for the remaining months of dars and the library website will reflect the dates and the closing times wfth signs being posted on the Library doors and counters before the holidays. journment. Clyde Sievers motioned for adjourn- ment, and Dick Schreiber seconded, the motion passed and Chairperson Dunn called the meeting These minutes were read and approved at the September 13th regular Board meeting. The mo- tion to approve was made by Andrea Johnson and Dick Schreiber, Secre- tary for the Norwalk Eas- ter Public Library Trustees, respectfully submits the above minutes on Septem- ber 20% 2010. Adjournment - Chair- adjourned at 7:13 p.m. secondedby Donna /s/Dick Schreiber, Secre- person Tom Dunn re .................................... Kitterman. tary, September 20, 2010 quested a motion for ad- LEISURE LINE Concluded from p.3 23, 25, 30, December 2, 7, 9, 14, 16, January 4,' 6. (Dates of Security; and, Whodunit? It is a super fun way for could vary due to school functions/concerts), vour child to spark imaginative learning outside the tra- clitional school day. Mad Science is hands-on, inquiry .... BABYSITTING CLINIC ' based, interactive and entertaining. We use trained, dy- This program is designed for students currently in fifth namic instructor-presenters with professional equip- through seventh-grades. Babysitting is an important job. ment and materials to deliver age-appropriate, enjoy- Come learn about safety, first aid, and youth develop- able and enriching science activities. The children t~ave ment stages. You will receive a workbook, hear guest pre- so much fun they almost do not realize they are gaining |i senters and practice what it takes to be a competent a clear understanding of what science is and how it at- babysitter. Upon completion of all activities you will re- feLts the world around them! We communicate real it ceive a Babysitting Basics Certificate. Registration Dates: world practical uses of the science principles. Each of H October 18 through October 29; Program Dates: Thurs- the six sessions includes one of our popular Make-&- day and Friday, November 11 and 12; Time: 9 a:m. to 12 Takes so enjoyed hy the children and appreciated by p.m.; Location: Norwalk Easter Public Library; Instruc- the parents. Register on-line at www.madscience.org/ tor: Ashley Blake-Warren County Extension Office; Cost: centraliowa by Sunday, Oct. 31 for just $67 (after October $25 for Norwalk residents and $28.75 for non-residents. 31for $79). Price includes all supplies, take home mate- MAD SCIENCE OF IOWA PROGRA rials, and the Mad Scientist s travel. Program wilt meet NORWALK 2010-2011 SCHOOL YEAR after school from 3:15-4:15 p.m. Fridays, November 5, FIRST SEMESTER 2010-2011 19 (double session 3:15-5:15 p.m.) and December 3, 10, Kindergarten at Oviatt-First Semester 2010-2011: 17. This semester Mad Science of Iowa is offering our NEW Fourth and fifth ~rade at Lakewood-First Semester "No Trace-Cool Case Enrichment Program for your2010-2011: This semester Mad Science of Iowa is offer, children right after school. Session topics for this Foren- ing our NEW & Improved Energy'Present to Future! sic Science program are: Agent Undercover; Crafty Ob- Enrichment Program for your children right after school! servations; Crime Lab; Discovery Detection; Science of Most of our energy experiments are updated or wholly Security; and, Whodunit? It is a super fun way for your new. Also, we now explore alternative based greener- child to spark imaginative learning outside the traditional to-green energy approaches with some new really cool school day. Mad Science is hands-on, inquiry-based, in- experiments and gadgets, to help our country lessen its teractive and entertaining. We use trained, dynamic in- structor-presenters with professional equipment and materials to deliver age-appropriate, enjoyable and en- riching science activities. The children have so much fun they almost do not realize they are gaining a clear, un- derstanding of what science is and how it affects the world around them! We communicate real world practi- cal uses of the science principles. Each of the six sessions includes one of our popular Make-&-Takes so enjoyed dependency on coal and oil!! This is a super fun way for your child to spark imaginative learning outside the tra- ditional school day. Mad Science is hands-on, inquiry- based, interactive and entertaining. We use trained, dy- namic instructor-presenters with professional equip- ment and materials to deliver age-appropriate, enjoy- able and enriching science activities. The children have so much fun they almost do not realize they are gaining a clear understanding of what science is, and how it at- by the children and appreciated by the parents. Register feLts the world around them. We communicate real on-line at www.madscience.org/centraliowa by Sunday, world practical uses of the science principles. Each of Oct. 31 for just $67 (after October 31for $79). Price includes the six sessions includes orie of our popular Make-&- all supplies, take home materials, and the Mad Scientist's Takes so enjoyed by the children and appreciated by travel. Program will meet after school from 3:15-4:15 p.m. the parents. Register on-line at www.madscience.org/ 909 children and teens par- 2010 and all of 2011. The Fridays, November 5, 19 (double session 3:15-5:15 p.m.) centraliowa by Sunday, Oct. 31 for just $67 (after October ticipating compared to the list consisted of basically and December 3, 10, 17. 31for $79). Price includes all supplies, take home mate- i 856 registered young being closed when CityFirst and second rade at Oviatt-First Semester 2010- rials, and the Mad Scientist's travel Program will meet people in 2009. Congratu- offices were and an early 20!!: This semester iad Science of Iowa is offering our after school from 3:15-4:15 p.m. Fridays, November 5, ]. lations to Annette and the closing time on the day NEW " No Trace-Cool Case" Enrichment Program for 19 (double session 3:15-5:15 p.m.) and December 3, 10, staff for making it a suc- before a holiday. A too- your children right after school! Session topics for this 17. ! Less with parents and tion was made by ClydeForensic Science program are: Agent Undercover; Crafty OPALS-SENIOR CITIZEN PROGRAMS " young people in promot-Sievers and seconded by Observations; Crime Lab; Discovery Detection; Science (Older People with Active Life Styles) ing reading. Andrea Johnson to ap- Senior Citizen Dav Trip: Honev Creek Resort State Staff evaluations were prove the 2010/2011 li- P ark: New trip for 2010! Join us for a day at this new completed, brary closing dates, which state park located on Rathbun Lake in south central There was a one hun- was approved. This will Iowa! Come check out and tour the new resort and park dred dollar profit from the provide the staff addi- facilities; join the Naturalist for presentations on Habi- Foundation s Schwan tional holiday time with tats and Animals of Honey Creek; explore Dutch Oven Food promotion, their families. City calen- cooking with a hands-on demonstration; and tour the DA]LY FAMILY VALUE Rathbun Fish Hatchery and learn about how they oper- !~:i i~~E~ i:i 'MEALS" ate. Cost includes transportation, activities and lunch to be provided at the Lakeshore Grille! Trip Date: Thurs- ! : i:i i: iiii !!ili:iii!i!i iiii: $6.99 day, October 14; Registration Dates: Through October After 4 p.m. 8; Depart from Norwalk: 8:30 a.m. from Norwalk- McAninch Sports Complex (200 Wright Rd.); Arrive E Mon.- Pot Roast back to Norwalk: Approx. 4:15 p.m.; Cost: $32/resident, $36.80 non-resident; Minimum/Maximum: 5/20. i 0 Tues.- Beef & Noodles SENIOR CITIZEN EXERCISE Everyone ages 55 and older is invited to attend a free Wed.- Chicken Fried Steak exercise program that will include stretching and ton- L! SlGOMM Thurs.-Chicken & Noodles ing. We will meet at the Good Life Retirement Center located at 1313 Wright Road. Time: Tuesday and Thurs- ,,, ..... Fri.- Hot Beef Sandwich Septemberday momings28 frOmand run10-1unti10:30 a.m.the endThisofPrgramMay, will start Sat.- Baby Back Ribs Family Value Meals Include Potato, Green Beans & Dinner Roll 1031 Sunset Dr., Norwalk 981-1031 SUBSCRIBE TODAY! 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